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  Section 9-702. (a) Pre-effective-date transactions or liens. Except as otherwise provided in this part, this act applies to a transaction or lien within its scope, even if the transaction or lien was entered into or created before this act takes effect.

[ Introductory paragraph of subsection (b) effective until July 1, 2013. For text effective July 1, 2013, see below.]

  (b) Continuing validity. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) and Sections 9-703 to 9-708, inclusive:

[ Introductory paragraph of subsection (b) as amended by 2013, 30, Sec. 80 effective July 1, 2013 applicable as provided by 2013, 30, Sec. 116. For text effective until July 1, 2013, see above.]

  (b) Continuing validity. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) and Sections 9-703 to 9-709, inclusive:

  (1) transactions and liens that were not governed by former Article 9, were validly entered into or created before this act takes effect, and would be subject to this act if they had been entered into or created after this act takes effect, and the rights, duties, and interests flowing from those transactions and liens remain valid after this act takes effect; and

  (2) the transactions and liens may be terminated, completed, consummated, and enforced as required or permitted by this act or by the law that otherwise would apply if this act had not taken effect.

  (c) Pre-effective-date proceedings. This act does not affect an action, case, or proceeding commenced before this act takes effect.

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